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Ryszard Kapuściński
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KOMET
KOMET rated it 2 years ago
Ryszard Kapuściński was a man of many talents. With respect to his book, "IMPERIUM", I will be focusing on his skills as a travel writer and journalist. In "IMPERIUM", Kapuściński shares with the reader his perspectives of his lifelong experiences with the Soviet Union (which was the very embodime...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 3 years ago
bookshelves: journalism, nonfiction, winter-20152016, non-fic-feb-2016, travel, tbr-busting-2016, nutty-nuut, autobiography-memoir, translation, twist-on-a-theme Read from February 18, 2014 to February 05, 2016 Description: From the master of literary reportage whose acclaimed books include Sha...
Rowena's Reviews
Rowena's Reviews rated it 5 years ago
“The population of Africa was a gigantic, matted, crisscrossing web, spanning the entire continent and in constant motion, endlessly undulating, bunching up in one place and spreading out in another, a rich fabric, a colourful arras.” - Ryszard Kapuscinski, The Shadow of the SunA man I’d unfortunate...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: african-continent, essays, one-penny-wonder, nonfiction, war, colonial-overlords, winter-20112012, travel, afr-ghana, published-1998, history, lifestyles-deathstyles, paper-read, translation, afr-tanzania, afr-uganda, afr-kenya, afr-mauritania, afr-ethiopia, afr-nigeria, afr-rwanda, af...
travelin
travelin rated it 5 years ago
I was quite readily set to buy this at a book store. 10 or 20 pages from the day he landed, Mr. Kapuscinski was still spending most of his time in his hotel room, trying to get information and takeout from any hotel staff who happened to speak English. Oh brother I've been there, although nowhere si...
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